UN coordinator, US Ambassador call for restraint, probe into excessive force

UN coordinator, US Ambassador call for restraint, probe into excessive force

UN coordinator, US Ambassador call for restraint, probe into excessive force

Written by Amani Nilar

19 Jun, 2022 | 6:34 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Sri Lanka, Hanaa Singer-Hamdy has urged security services to understand the frustration of citizens spending hours in long lines, and to exercise restraint in the use of force.

In a tweet, the UN resident coordinator called on authorities to investigate any excessive use of force.

Meanwhile, the United States Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Julie Chung too had urged authorities to exercise restraint under these difficult circumstances.

Moreover, she emphasized that any excessive use of force should be quickly investigated.

 

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